MOSCOW Oct 7 Russia's top oil producer Rosneft will not sell foreign currency to buy a controlling stake in mid-sized oil company Bashneft and already has sufficient funds for the deal, Russia's Interfax news agency reported on Friday.
The Russian government on Thursday instructed the board of state-controlled Rosneft to approve the purchase of Bashneft's 50.1 percent stake for a price not higher than 330 billion roubles ($5.32 billion). ($1 = 61.9962 roubles) (Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov)
Cyprus says to push ahead with energy plans despite challenges
ATHENS, June 29 Cyprus will push ahead with its oil and gas development plans despite potential setbacks, including the decades-long Cyprus conflict, its energy minister said on Thursday.
BRIEF-Opsens Q3 loss per share $0.02
* Opsens reports Q3 2017 results - another record quarter with revenues up 130% to $4.9 million